Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Author and illustrator Cressida Cowell is looking to ancient
Britain for inspiration for her new three-book children’s series, with the
first, as-yet-untitled book due for release in the UK and the US in the
autumn of 2017.
UK and European publishers attending the Sharjah International
Book Fair have said the event has brought new business and new
opportunities for them and their writers. But it is important to think
long-term in the market, some say.